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THE IRON INDUSTRY.
the other large works in Cumberland. The furnaces of Millom and Askam Company make iron for the open market, and one of them, started in August, 1901, is built on modern American lines. Tables XXIII-Q and R give statistics concerning this district. The imports at Chester, Liverpool and Manchester are grouped sepa-
TABLB XXIII-E. Imports of Ore at Ports on the West Coast.
Average for period per year ; tons.	Barrow.	Maryport.	Working-ton.	Chester, Liverpool and Manchester.	Others.	Total.
1882 to 1885 incl.   . 1886 to 1890 inch   . 1891 to 1895 incl.   . 1896 to 1900 incl.   . 1901 to 1903 incl.   .	10,000 34,000 30.000 247,000 322,000	15,000 122,000 62,000 386,000 455,000	36,000 23,000 3,000 , 113,000 152,000	126,000 112,000 64,000 81,000 87,000	90,000 26,000 6,000 55,000 108000	277,000 317,000 165,000 883,000 1,124,000
rately, as these ports supply a different region from the northern points.    A considerable proportion of the imports at these more southern harbors goes to furnaces outside of Lancashire. . SEC. XXIIIf.—South Yorkshire:
The district of South and West Yorkshire includes the historic •works of Bradford, Leeds and Sheffield.  It has never been a great
TABLE XXIII-S. Iron and Steel Plants in South Yorkshire.
Name of Works.	Location.	Blast Furnaces.	BessemerCon-verters.		Open Hearth Furnaces.	
			Acid.	Basic.	Acid.	Basic.
Brown,Bayley & Co.,Attercliff e. Bessemer, H., & Co., Bessemer. . Fox, Samuel, & Co ........	Sheffield..		2 2 2 2		4 2	
						
	*					
Steel, Peach & Tozer, Phoenix. . Cammell, Laird & Co ............	i				3 6	
	*					
Cammell, Laird & Co. . .	Penistone. Leeds ...... Sheffield..		4			
Scott, Walter, Leeds Steel Wks. Parkgate Iron Co ................		3 5 3		4		
					1 5 4 4 3 7	5
Brown, J., & Co., Atlas ..........						
Firth & Sons, Norfolk ...........						
Vickers, Sons & Maxim .........	*					
Hadfleld St. Fdy Co . ............	i					
						
W. Yorkshire Iron and Coal Co . Lowmoor Co, .....................		5 4 6				
						
						
Total ..........................						
		26			39	5